Mar 7, 2012

Extend hard disc space for VMware in Mac OS

It is a common problem that the system space in the virtual machine is not enough we allocated before. We may need to extend its size after the system installation. So here is the way.

1) Open VMware Fusion and choose your virtual machine from the "Virtual Machine Library" list. Choose "Settings" from the "Virtual Machine" menu and select "Hard Disks."

2) Adjust the size of your hard disk by using the slider. Click "Apply" when finished.

If you have a Windows 7 or Vista virtual machine,

3) Start your virtual machine and log in as an administrator. Click "Start" and select "Control Panel." Click "System and Security" and then "Administrative Tools." Double-click the "Computer Management" option and click "Disk Management" on the left pane of the window that appears. Right-click on your virtual machine's volume and choose "Extend Volume." Click "Next" twice and then "Finish.